Mitrovica and Vushtrri Tour (One Day)
Mitrovica, situated in the North of Kosovo, is the town that was badly affected by the 1999 Kosovo War. Following several ethnic tensions, in 2013, the city is officially divided in Mitrovica South (with Kosovo Albanian Majority) and North (with Kosovo Serbian majority), separated by river Ibri (Ibar), becoming a symbol of Kosovo’s ethnic divisions – but yet, an interesting place to visit and see. The city is famous for its mine called Trepça, rich in lead, zinc, silver, gold, crystals etc, which has historically been one of Kosovo largest industries. It is the only city in Kosovo that has four rivers: Ibri, Sitnica, Lushta and Trepça. Traces of the city dates back to the Neolithic time, as many exhibit archeological exhibit pieces were found in archeological sites. It’s a city of rock music, great artists, actors, and sportsmen. Vushtrri is the city between Prishtina and Mitrovica. It’s the oldest city in Kosovo, inhabited since the time of Illyrian Empire 4th century BC, known for its cultural and historic monuments traditional houses, and the dominant agriculture. Mitrovica and Vushtrri walking tour includes: Ibririver Bridge, Museum of Mitrovica, Museum of Crystals, Kulla of Isa Boletini, Sokolica Orthodox Monastery, Vushtrri city walk (City Castle,Stone Bridge, Hamam/Turkish public bath).